SALK LAKE CITY, Utah – Nikola Motor Company uncovered its new electric semi-truck, the Nikola One, Dec. 1 in Salt Lake City.
With a completely electric drivetrain controlled by high-thickness lithium batteries, vitality for the Nikola One is provided in a hurry by a hydrogen power module and gives the vehicle a scope of 800-1,200 miles between fill-ups and accomplishes around 15-20 mpg with zero outflows with a full load.
The electric offering gloat more than 1,000 pull and 2,000 ft./lbs of torque, what Nikola says is almost twofold that of any semi-truck out and about. The organization said there has never been a model Class 8 truck underway that has both accomplished best-in-class fuel effectiveness while additionally enhancing execution over its diesel fruition, all with zero discharges.
“The craving to be 100% emanations free in the US and Canada is a basic bit of our long haul designing and ecological endeavors in vehicle vitality utilization, as well as in how vitality is delivered,” said Nikola CEO Trevor Milton. “Nikola will create hydrogen through zero discharge sun based homesteads worked by Nikola Motor Company. These sun powered homesteads will deliver more than 100 megawatts each and will utilize electrolysis to make hydrogen from water. Indeed, even our assembling offices will be keep running off of zero discharge hydrogen vitality.”
The organization said bookings for the Nikola One totaled almost $3 billion in the initial 30 days of accessibility. The renting project will incorporate boundless hydrogen fuel, guarantee and booked upkeep amid a 72-month term.
Nikola arrangements to make a system of hydrogen filling stations crosswise over Canada and the US, numbering more than 300 giving the organization the biggest hydrogen arrange on the planet. Development on the stations is set to start January 2018.
Nikola additionally reported its 107 kWh upgradable battery pack for its electric UTV, the Nikola Zero, amid the Dec. 1 occasion.
“Our battery engineers have made real advances away and cooling,” said Milton. “We trust our lithium packs, which ought to be accessible one year from now, are more vitality thick and weigh not exactly any vehicle generation pack on the planet. To give you a thought, we trust our pack could drive a BMW i3 more than 400 miles on a solitary charge and still fit inside the i3 suspension. Our new plan ought to likewise permit us to fit around 125 kWh or more in the Tesla Model S battery envelope.”